Nikon Wednesday Pic 2010: #48

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    Are you new to this thread? The general guidelines for these Wednesday threads are right here. Remember: only one image each week!​
    A good Wednesday to you, Nikon crew, and welcome to December (is that even possible?). The colder weather is making some indoor location scouting more attractive. I got distracted watching this watcher watch the fountain in the huge atrium at the National Harbor complex, here in the DC area. It's quite a space. Shooting indoors, or out? Share a photo!
  2. Hello Nikon Users...Another pelican from White Rock Lake in Dallas, Texas.
  3. Manhattan New York. Just got back from New York/Italy vacation. This picture was taken on a boat, hand held.
  4. Greetings, everyone! Already some great photos!
    I have one more photograph of my favorite model:)
  5. a jovial moment at thanksgiving!
    no she didn't spill something on her shirt... :) it's a pattern.
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    D50, Nikkor 35-135@35mm, f3.5, 1/30, iso 1600
  7. Warm, late-day light streams into Wai`oli Hua`ia Church, Kauai.
  8. Happy wednesday!
    Here in Finland the winter has finally come since the temperature went below -20°C.
    Still I would prefer more snow but luckily we have enough snow for sliding! =)
    ps. only 23 nights to christmas eve!
  9. Probably the last photo I can squeeze out of this marathon. Nikon D50 w/18-200mmm Nikkor zoom.
  10. A small camera and an even smaller lens:
    And yes, I sharpie over the "Nikon" script on all my cameras
  11. Hello everyone...

    As I've never tried studio photography, I went on a course earlier this week to learn the basics. Unfortunately, our model didn't turn up, so we took turns to "model" for each other. It was quite interesting to learn how to control light and create some interesting shots. Hopefully, this won't be my last.

  12. Taken on Mulholland Highway in a hair pin turn.
  13. erik_christensen|3

    erik_christensen|3 Self-employed

    sunflower seeds with a pattern of 34 curves clockwise and 21 curves counterclockwise
  14. I left the office a little early on friday afternoon, while there was still some light to make use of. Our region has had temperatures between -10 and -30degC for the last 3 weeks and as a result there are now many beautiful winter scenes to document. This particular scene caught my eye, down at the edge of the marina.
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    D90 Nikkor 60mm Micro @ f5.6
  16. Hello All
    A ceramic figurine in a junk shop
    D300 + 50mm 1.4D - ISO 200 - f 1.4 - 1/3200
  17. Hi everyone
    Today i am submitting a bee to celebrate the start of summer here in Australia.
  18. I had taken this shot yesterday evening during sunset. The horizon was in golden color and i could not resist my temptation to shoot that event.
  19. Relax, have a good time
  20. ShunCheung

    ShunCheung Administrator

    Sea Otter feeding on clams, Moss Landing, California. While I always knew that there are a lot of sea otters along the central/northern California coast, it took me a while to find a good photo location. It turns out that there are a lot of them near the mouth of Elkhorn Slough, near the dock and boat launch in Moss Landing.
    Nikon D7000 with 200-400mm/f4 AF-S VR lens on tripod.
    Exposure setting: ISO 250, f4 and 1/2000 sec at 400mm.
  21. Taken on a walk in the forest last Sunday. Nice, crisp day.
    luis triguez likes this.
  22. We spent Thanksgiving weekend on New Smyrna Beach Florida. There are so many beautiful things to photograph there. I think many bird families gathered there for Thanksgiving, :) Nikon D3, Nikon 80-400 VR, 400mm, F/11, 1/80sec , ISO 400,
  23. Gardiner, Montana.
  24. Caught this guy smiling (which is rare for spiders)!
  25. Happy Wednsday and the start of the last month of this year. Where did the time go? My photo today is the of the Dodge Park wetlands with the Fall colors. Nikon D300 & Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 lens.
  26. My nephew enjoying soup in a restaurant. It was very dark, and what little light there was was a mixture of weird colors. Black and white seemed the best solution.
    D700, 24-70 @ 36mm, resting on table. ISO 6400, 1/20 @ f/2.8.
  27. Good Morning Wednesday :)
    My submission is from Thanksgiving day, high school football between two town. One of my pj friend invited for the shoot and it was fun as well as learning for me.
    Shot with D90 and 70-300mm VR
  28. Happy Wednesday all.
    It IS that time of the year.
  29. Playing with bubbles today. Enjoy. Nikon d700 + nikon 105mm macro D.
  30. bms


    Don't have the time to look in detail right now but Juho, nice shot!
    Hope all you US-folk had a nice Thanksgiving day!
    This feels a bit of a cheat, but all I have along the Thanksgiving theme.
  31. Flag in an old abandoned building a few weeks ago. They are going to tear this old factory down pretty soon so I have been trying to get in a few last peeks.
  32. I am back to this thread after a very long absence!!! Here vis a shot I took at the Tokyo Fish Market .... illustrating tourists during the tuna auction!
    D700 with AFS50G
  33. messing around the docks on a wet Saturday
  34. WedNEsDAy PiC #48

    Catches win matches – here the wicket keeper, bowler and batsman all look on as the fieldsman attempts to take the catch. It's the moment when everyone is watching you. It seems like hours but it's all over in a matter of seconds.
    Camera: Nikon D300
    Lens: AF-S VR II Zoom-Nikkor 70-200 mm f/2.8G IF-ED + TC-20E III
    Settings: 380 mm, 1/500 sec, f/5.6 and ISO 200 (AP, monopod, UV filter)
  35. SMU vs ECU game played last Friday.SMU won in overtime 45-38
  36. The 105/2.5 Ai was the first lens I purchased in 1979 but it soon got neglected and zooms took its place in my bag. Nowadays, I have a better appreciation for this lens and am glad I hung onto it. I had trouble focusing it on a D200 and D300 and blamed the viewfinder - until it turned out that I needed progressive glasses to overcome the onset of presbyopia. Didn't have the chance to shoot some portraits, for which this lens now has become a favorite (again) but couldn't resits taking it around the block for a spin nonetheless.
  37. Louvre Museum, Paris, France
    Nikon D200 with AF 18-35mm f3.5-4.5
  38. I had the honor of photographing this year's area Sturge-Weber Foundation Turkey Bowl (pictured here is the winning team and the host and my friend, in the bright orange, holding the banner) on Thanksgiving Day. A very sizable amount of money was donated for the cause including 100% of my profits from photoing families and friends and printing them right there, at the function. It was a blast~ a great live alternative rock band, an open bar, fire pits, entertainment for children (balloon artist, bounce house, paper origami crafts table and a clown) and of course football~ you know the place was rocking when the cops showed up at 10:30am to tell the band to turn it down (funny thing is, is that the host is a state cop, so were a good portion of the guests, so needless to say, the band continued to crank it). We had a blast, I busted my hump and we raised great funds and awareness for the Sturge-Weber Foundation. A very good and eventful day, all around. (all permissions were gained by me for use of this photo)
  39. Hi All,
    Missed last week.

    Fav's so far:

    Paula W.
    Juho N.
    Hamish G.
    Shun C.
    Adey L.
    Paul J.

    Mine is a snapshot of what I have been up to lately.
    D90 18-55 lens.
  40. Entrance to Bok Tower in Lake Wales, Florida.
  41. Hi everyone, and hope you had a great week with plenty to be thankful for.
    Tried something a bit different for me this past week - no bugs, no drops and no dew.
    Went to the zoo to try and capture the eyes of some of some of the animals.
    Hope you enjoy ---
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    Model: NIKON D700
    ISO: 100
    Exposure: 1/750 sec
    Aperture: 5.6
    Focal Length: 300mm
  43. Fellow Nikonians,
    My pic, this week, is a pink rose, dedicated to the few women photographers of this forum, to stimulate their participation. It was taken in a very rainy day, at the garden of the Casa da Insua, a beatifull manor house at Penalva do Castelo, Viseu, Portugal, adapted for tourism. I hope you enjoy it.
    Have a good photo week !
  44. Here are some standouts for me this week: Bill, Juho, Hamish, Tim, Paul.
  45. First German Methodist, Glendale. D700, 14mm.
  46. Jose, thank you for your kind dedication and the beautiful rose !
  47. Adey L, great shot; wonderful atmosphere.
    Mine is of a couple of guests from a beach wedding I attended recently - you can tell these 2 like each other. A lot.
  48. Nikon Buddies,
    Very nice and interesting mix, today. Especially eye-catching to me are those from
    Paula W, Juho N, Eric C, Hamish G, Robert P, Elliot B, Paul J.
    I'm posting some fun I had with some extra glass. The girls had fun hamming it up,
    as well.
  49. WOW! a whole lotta Great shots!
    Here is mine. It is a violin / fiddle player on the street.
  50. I've been away but there are great pictures as usual. My contribution is a pair of raptors taken at Caloundra during a recent visit to Australia. Despite my best attempts I could not identify them but perhaps Greg K or Grant T could help out. D80 18-200 VR 200mm F16
  51. i went to visit uncle dick's people and there was a flock on cedar waxwings on the scene feeding on berries hanging over the tombstones. they created quite a spectacle!
  52. My image this week was taken while helping a friend at a wedding. I was taking shots using my mono-pod. I decided to be creative and try something new, at least for me, as I don't do weddings. I was using my Nikon D300 with a Nikon 20mm f2.8 lens, Nikon SB900 flash, with a Nikon MC-36 multi function remote. I positioned the camera on the mono-pod and using the mono-pod as a boom pole, I was able to get aerial type shots. Thanks for looking...
  53. Here's one from an Oktoberfest celebration.
  54. Nikon d300 24-120
  55. Another zoo picture from last week. Today is my daughter's last day to volunteer until next Fall. I'll have to find another place to practice photography every week!
  56. I went to a boxing match and...
  57. Really great photos so far today. I hope to be back later to pick those that inspired me a little more.
    My photo today is from a couple of weeks ago at a local Bluegrass Concert.
    I used my Nikon D90, Sigma 70-200 @ 70mm, f9, 1/100, iso 3200.
    I coverted to B & W in Photoshop and cleaned up some extraneous light sources in the background.
    phil b
    benton, ky
  58. Even if it's very cold up north, they were shooting for a movie with old cars.
  59. It is getting cold here in Germany, taken at the christmas market in Ulm (Bavaria). Nikon D80 kit lens 18-135mm @ 135mm manual exposure.
  60. Pieter Nel: those are ospreys, also know as fish hawks or sea eagles. The scientific name - not that I ever care - is Pandion haliaetus.
  61. During my recent trip to Japan, I found these fans to be quite beautiful, however the shop owner quickly shooed me away, not supposed to photograph! Nikon D80, kit lens 18-55, at 35mm, 1/60, f/5.3, ISO 400.
  62. Here is Roxy, my 8 year old Hound Mix. Taken with a D90 and Tamron 90mm Macro Lens.
  63. Talking about cold weather, I took the D7000 I bought for work for a test drive and went out with few friends, both human and canine type. It was a really cold morning, -20 C, and I'm happy to report that the D7000 handled the freezing weather very well. Not the sharpest shot of the day but my better half was absolutely sure that I should choose it anyway for my Wednesday Pic.
  64. Christmas decorations at the Forum shopping centre in Helsinki.
  65. Hi All,
    My Contribution for this week.
    f/6.3, 1/2500, 300mm, ISO 800 using D5000 & Tamron 70-300mm.
  66. A healthy dinner.
    Nikon D40 and 35mm f/1.8 @ 1/4s, f/2.8, ISO 200
  67. Thanks Dieter. The book I had described the colours completely different.
  68. A housefly at 3.1X shot in a light tent.
  69. Portrait taken on Thanksgiving. My honey!
  70. My nutty daughter and her even nuttier dog....
  71. Happy NW to you all!!!!
    Nice shot Hamish Gray....
    Here is a shot I took in the "Jardin des Tuileries" in Paris....Starting to feel like Xmas....
  72. It's nice to be able to look forward to seeing some fabulous shots on a grey, drizzily Wednesday. A few of my favourites so far come from Paula Wang, Hamish Gray, Ton Mestrom, Tim Holte, Andres Arteaga and Scott Murphy. Thanks to Benjamin Shaefer and Jose Angel for mentioning my pic last week :)
    This shot is from an old restaurant/club in the process of being torn down.
  73. Walking home late night after a shooting a concert I almost didn't take any shots of the first snow; tired, too late, no tripod, ugly orange streetlights, too cold, you name it.
    Nikon D700 at ISO 5000, 24-70/2.8, 1/50s @ f/2.8, RAW edited in Adobe Lightroom 3.
  74. I love coming home from work and viewing the humbling shots from Nikon Wednesday. Hamish, as always, wonderful shot... full of mood and speculation. Would take a long time to mention all the others that impressed me today.
    This shot was taken two weeks ago on Cumberland Island, Georgia. Cool and breezy day with intense sunshine.
  75. White tiger. Loro Park, Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife.
  76. Canon intruder here but I just had to say really quick that I love Paula Wang's shot of NYC at dusk.... wow!
    (hope I didn't break any rules... I do own an older Nikon P&S though, a 990 ;)
  77. Ken P.
    Welcome. Every Wednesday is a treat, and I agree about Paula'a shot - and Roberta's and Ofey and Chris W. and Scott M and Walter and lots more.
  78. This is my first post on the Wednesday thread, as until a couple weeks ago my only piece of Nikon gear was a lens cleaning cloth. But I recently acquired a Nikon F3/T and some lenses, but haven't had a chance to run any film through it. My cousin came over for Thanksgiving with his D80, I put a couple of them on it and took some pictures. It was tricky to focus accurately without a split-prism or live view, but I got a couple keepers. This one was taken the day after Thanksgiving when it stopped raining/sleeting and the sun came out. I rushed outside to get some shots before the ice melted. I used my 105 f/2.5 wide open for this shot.
    My favorite image so far is Doug Santo's. I love the tones and shapes.
  79. My contribution is a picture I took the other day on my way to the Mandela Way T-34... err... local Royal Mail office. I liked the contrast between the Shard and the classic London brick railway bridges. The mist contributes to give some special air to the tall building. All taken with my usual gear: D60, 35mm f/1.8 AF-S DX.
  80. Doug R, thank you !
  81. Piano at church in Cades Cove, Smoky Mtn National Park.
    Nikon D300s with 70-200mm at 70mm ISO 2000 1/125ft sec at f2.8.
  82. Almost missed it.
    Just wanted to share a sunrise I experienced the other morning. It literally made me stop the car, get out and take this photo.
  83. D90, 18.0-105.0 mm f/3.5-5.6, f/3.5, 1/4000[​IMG]
  84. Minnesota Wild
  85. Location: Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Maryland.
    Equipment: Nikon D300, Nikkor 28-70 F2.8 AF/S.
  86. Hi Pieter
    In relation to the raptors, i think they may be a type of sea eagle sitting on a dead pandanus branch. I frequent Caloundra on a regular basis as my parents have units there so i should know. At home i have a book on birds in the local area and will have a look at that to see if i can identify them
  87. Some lovely photos, just to pick out a couple, Tim Holt's, Bogdan Nicolescu lovely classic photograph and Chris Wick's wacky family. Also, thanx Jose for your nice remark last week. Here's a fun pic involving 3 good friends, a king size bed, Caipirinhas and a D700 with 17-35. [​IMG]
  88. Other fav's:
    Phil Burt
    Doug Santo
    Don Harper
    Gabrial Hasser's good looking dinner.
  89. Late afternoon in Singapore
  90. Ah, Paris... I wish I could go back.
    This singer's name is Angie Hilton.
  91. Thanks Grant. You are fortunate to be able to go there often.
  92. Thanks Barry & Doug. Chris
  93. Thanks to Benjamin, Doug, Martin and Jamie.
  94. Scott Murphy, fantastic macro!
    Thanks to Doug Rice, Martin Z, Jamie Harre, Pascal Burel, Karissa Walker and Tom Best for mentioning/commenting my photo.
  95. Took my Boxer out to burn off some energy this morning.
    D-300 70-210 2.8 VR. asa 200, 5.6 1/100
  96. Stellar shot Juho!!!
  97. thanks Karissa

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